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fluorescent

 [floo͡-res´ent]
pertaining to or characterized by fluorescence.
fluorescent antibody test a test for the distribution of cells expressing a specific protein by binding antibody specific for the protein and detecting complexes by fluorescent labeling of the antibody. Called also FAB test.
fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test the standard treponemal antigen test for syphilis: Nonspecific antibodies are removed from patient serum, which is then reacted with Treponema pallidum fixed to a glass slide. Specific antibodies adhering to the treponemes are demonstrated with fluorescein-labeled antihuman globulin. Positive tests are seen in about 85 per cent of cases of primary syphilis, 100 per cent in secondary syphilis, and 98 per cent in late syphilis. The test remains positive for life even after syphilis has been successfully treated. Called also FTA-ABS test.

fluor·es·cent

(flōr-es'ent),
Possessing the quality of fluorescence.

fluorescent

(flo͝o-rĕs′ənt, flô-, flō-)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to fluorescence.
b. Exhibiting or produced by fluorescence: fluorescent corals; fluorescent light.
2. Glowing as if with fluorescence; vivid: bright fluorescent colors.
3. Of or relating to a light bulb that produces visible light by fluorescence, especially a glass tube whose inner wall is coated with a material that fluoresces when an electrical current causes a vapor within the tube to discharge photons.
n.
1. A fluorescent light bulb.
2. A lamp that is fitted with a fluorescent light bulb.

fluorescent

[floo͡res′ent]
pertaining to or characterized by fluorescence.

fluor·es·cent

(flōr-es'ĕnt)
Possessing the quality of fluorescence.

fluorescent

having the quality of fluorescence.

fluorescent antibody
see fluorescence microscopy.
fluorescent antibody test
see fluorescence microscopy.
fluorescent bone marker
tetracycline is used experimentally to mark bone for procedures such as measuring rate of growth of bone.
fluorescent crystals
phosphors used in radiographic intensifying screens. A fine grade of crystals improves the definition of the image obtained but significantly slows the speed of the film. Calcium tungstate was commonly used as the phosphor but is gradually being replaced by rare earths.
fluorescent dye
used in fluorescent staining and fluorescence microscopy.
fluorescent screen
used as a fluoroscopic screen.
fluorescent staining
use of a fluorescent dye linked to an antibody forms the basis for fluorescence microscopy.
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Slides were stained with routine ZN, Kinyoun and fluorescent staining technique using Auramine O and Rhodamine B to demonstrate the presence of acid fast bacilli in tissue.
Slides were stained with routine ZN staining, Kinyoun staining and fluorescent staining technique using Auramine O and Rhodamine B to demonstrate the acid fast bacilli in tissue.
Positive and negative controls were run for quality control of H and E staining, ZN staining, Kinyoun staining and fluorescent staining.
Currently, the fluorescent staining technique is more widely used to detect acrosome status.
Besides, the fluorescent staining techniques are also applied for real-time fluorescence quantitative PCR (34) and gene chip (35) technology by using the probe with fluorescent marker to detect the target gene.
Fluorescent staining technique can detect the target substances qualitatively, quantitatively and positionally, so it is considered as an important means for detection of sperm damage.
It can be concluded that the classical microscopic measurements, fluorescent staining and firefly luciferin-luciferases assay can be used for assessments of fresh, liquid and frozen-thawed boar semen.
8] For developing countries, the smear microscopy of sputum to detect Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB) by ZN staining, fluorescent staining is cost effective for diagnosing and to monitor treatment outcome.
The false positivity with fluorescent staining was very low (0.
Comparison of conventional and fluorescent staining methods in diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis among HIV seropositive individuals.

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